Health Care

Habersham County residents are provided with a variety of health care services ranging from quality care in an acredited community hospital to skilled nursing facilities for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. The county is also fortunate to have a number of dedicated primary care physicians and specialists in several fields.

Northeast Georgia residents are fortunate to have an award-winning medical facility to serve their healthcare needs. Conveniently located in Demorest, Habersham Medical Center is a 53-bed, not-for-profit, acute care facility providing health care to more than 80,000 residents of Habersham and adjoining counties.

The Habersham County Health Department provides its services  to everyone regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, political belief, disability or sex. The health department charges only minimal fees for its services, and some services have adjusted fee scales based on ability to pay.

Habersham Home, a licensed 84-bed skilled nursing facility offering 24/7 nursing care, is located on the Habersham Medical Center campus and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Avita Community Partners offers an array of behavioral health and developmental disabilities programs that assist adults, children, adolescents, and families affected by a mental illness, emotional disorder, addictive disease, and/or developmental disability.